Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.
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The great gossip columnist, friend and mother Claudia Cohen was remembered yesterday with the launch of her C2 Research Foundation. Claudia's daughter Samantha, ex...
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The Tony Awards won't be boring this year, that's for sure. The June 13th telecast on CBS will feature Green Day, the punk group that...
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Michael Jackson's ardent fans are in an uproar. They've put up an internet petition asking Thomas Mesereau, Jackson's criminal attorney from 2005, to step...
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Jane Lynch, one of the funniest women to walk the planet, got married over the weekend. Paula Schwartz of the New York Times was...
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The best thing that ever happened to Conan O'Brien was getting fired. {Proof of this was shown last night at Radio City Music Hall as...
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Elizabeth Taylor has revealed for the first time her love letters from Richard Burton. They're in the new issue of Vanity Fair. I can only...
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Paul Simon is going back to Columbia Records. After three decades with Warner Music, Simon tells me he's moving his whole solo catalog back to...
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Tom Cruise is back. Well, he obviously wants to come back. So badly it hurts. A month before James Mangold's "Knight and Day," returns Cruise...
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The Ken Starr scandal is going to be far reaching and affect not just big name celebrities but plenty of small investors. One producer of...
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I can't overemphasize how much I loved Lynn Hirschberg's piece on rap singer M.I.A. in the May 25th New York Times Magazine. It is...